Ecuador census reports 1 in 4 women victim of sexual violence

Posted on October 4, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Womens Issues

In Ecuador, 1 in 4 women experienced sexual violence, according to a national survey in 2011. According to INEC survey, 70.5% of women surveyed said they suffered violence between 16 and 20 years. According to the Code on Children, sexual abuse is any physical contact of a sexual nature or suggestion to which a child is subjected. Read Article

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